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From The Blog: April, 2013

Ask, Listen, Learn visits hot and sunny Mesa, AZ!

We’re wrapping up April and Alcohol Awareness Month with several Ask, Listen, Learn events across the country! Today we had kids choosing to #JoinTheConvo in two different schools. We already shared how much fun we had in Standish Michigan today and now we’re reporting on another fantastic Ask, Listen, Learn...

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Our final Alcohol Awareness Month event!

After visiting schools in Michigan and Arizona, Ask, Listen, Learn went back east to Branchburg Central Middle School in Branchburg, NJ. We were so happy to have Attorney General Chiesa join us, especially since his son and daughter are students at Branchburg Central! Close to home, AG Chiesa got a...

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Thanks, Congressman Kildee!

Today Ask, Listen, Learn headed up north to in Standish, Michigan. Joining us in our trek to the upper peninsula was Congressman Dan Kildee, and we couldn’t have been happier! To kick off our event, Representative Kildee talked about choices. Congressman Kildee said that it’s important to say no to...

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The Teachers Have Spoken!

As we announced back in March, for the third year running, we collaborated with our friends at Scholastic to bring the Ask, Listen, Learn: Kids and Alcohol Don’t Mix to students across the nation. 30,000 5th-7th grade health teachers nationwide, have received these materials designed to help them jumpstart these important conversations with students...

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An Alchohol Awareness Month message from Aly Raisman

Hi guys!!  I’m about to quickstep my way to Washington DC and then foxtrot up to Capitol Hill with The Century Council in celebration of Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, tomorrow, April 25th! Earlier in the year, I joined up with The Century Council and their Ask, Listen, Learn: Kids and Alcohol Don’t...

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An Alcohol Awareness Month Blog from Scholastic

What do 30,000 Health teachers and Aly Raisman have in common? They are all encouraging our Nation’s youth to say “Yes, to a healthy lifestyle and No to Underage Drinking!” For the third consecutive year, we are working together with Scholastic to bring the Ask Listen Learn: Kids and Alcohol Don’t Mix program...

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Superstar update from George Allen

The Redskins have been in the news a lot during the off-season. RGIII’s injury, new players, salary cap drama…While I’m not on the field every week, I’m still keeping up with day-to-day updates while doing my best to stay ahead in school and sports. I actually now feel like a...

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Donna Moore: Ask, Listen, Learn in the Classroom

“This isn’t what P.E. was like when I was in school!”  As a 31 year Physical Education Specialist veteran, I hear this statement from many adults observing my class. Physical Education has evolved as kids have changed. Exer-gaming is an innovative, exciting addition to my curriculum at Julia Randall Elementary...

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How to Help Kids Deal with Peer Pressure

As an Elementary Counselor who works with children in grades k-4, one of my key roles is to give parents the tools they’ll need to help their children build strong foundations from which they can make healthy and safe choices that will positively impact their lives.  With early teens being...

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